Forest Fire (12515 ha) in Bolivia 10 Aug 2022

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Anteater rescued from wildfires ravaging protected areas in Bolivia

2022-08-19T04:19+0200abc-au (en)

Key points: Wildfires left around 14 hectares of terrain burnt across three different protected areas this week; Annual forest fires in Bolivia have intensified in recent years; Bolivia's forests are home to jaguars, pumas, anteaters, night monkeys and countless other species.

Stopping wildfires before they start

2022-07-26T19:02+0200nytimes (en)

Wildfire season is back in the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. Last month, the Brazilian part of the forest saw the highest number of fires in 15 years. The good news is, scientists can predict where these blazes are likely to erupt so firefighting crews can react quickly.

Rangers from Nicaragua and Mexico among global award winners

2022-07-21T17:10+0200iucn (en)

Kigali, Rwanda, 20 July 2022 (IUCN) Winners of the second International Ranger Awards, presented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), were announced today in a ceremony at the IUCN African Protected Areas Congress in Kigali, Rwanda.

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